CapitaLand grows Jakarta footprint with $54.9m realty deal with Qatar fund


CapitaLand expands Jakarta presence with S$300M aggregate investment.

Asia PE-VC Summit 2017 is only 2 weeks away – Here’s why you should be there

The Asia PE-VC Summit 2017 is only two weeks away. Haven’t registered yet? This is what you’d be missing: Keynotes by legendary investor Jim Rogers and Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma Get the GPs’ perspective on Asia’s investment landscape. Hear from the top executives at Partners Group, EQT, TAEL, Proterra and… Read more »

SE Asia’s middle income markets present large VC potential: Takashi Sano, Global Brain

Takashi Sano of Global Brain discusses startup growth and the overall Asian startup space.

Singapore: GIC to buy 30% stake in aircraft manager BBAM

BBAM is the world’s largest manager of investments in leased commercial jets.

Singapore state bodies to merge to help businesses go global

IE Singapore and SPRING Singapore will merge to form Enterprise Singapore.

Singapore: Manulife US REIT acquires New Jersey office property for $332m

Manulife US REIT is to acquire an office property for $332 million.

Singapore: Fragrance Group expands UK footprint, buys 3 hotel assets for $32m

Singapore Mainboard-listed property company Fragrance Group has expanded its footprint in the United Kingdom

SG Dealbook: Wilmar acquisition; Z-Obee delisting; Swee Hong note

Wilmar acquires 50% of Aalst, Z-Obee plans to delist from the SGX and Swee Hong raises funds.

SG Dealbook: YuuZoo launches French JV; New Silkroutes acquisition falls through

YuuZoo has launched a logistics JV in Europe while New Silkroutes Group has suspended the acquisition of Capital Group

Hong Kong, Singapore vie for a bigger share of derivatives business

Banks looking to book more trades in Asia include HSBC, Standard Chartered, UBS and Credit Suisse.